TÜV Rheinland Webinar

Open Letter - Time to Speed Up Sustainability of the Fashion, Apparel and Textile Sector

Responding to calls from the global “Open Letter” coalition calling for sustainability to be central to post-COVID recovery in the fashion, apparel and textile sector, TÜV Rheinland organised a webinar to promote and support the sustainability agendas of a wide range of industry stakeholders. The webinar will explore Potential Outcome Scenarios for the Fashion Industry, examine the “Open Letter” coalition’s 7 Key Action Points, and unpack examples of successful initiatives that are helping to drive sustainability goals in the apparel and textile sector around the world.

Thanks to the permission from TÜV Rheinland, this webinar can now be accessed on Matters Academy.

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  Session 1        The Open Letter Coalition

  Session 2        WWF Perspective

  Session 3        NGO Perspective: Drip by Drip

  Session 4        Standards Organization Perspective: GOTS

  Session 5        3rd Party Assurance Service Provider Perspective: TÜV Rheinland

TÜV Rheinland 

TÜV Rheinland stands for safety and quality in virtually all areas of business and life. Founded almost 150 years ago, the company is one of the world’s leading testing service providers with more than 20,600 employees and annual revenues of around 2 billion euros. TÜV Rheinland’s highly qualified experts test technical systems and products around the world, support innovations in technology and business, train people in numerous professions and certify management systems according to international standards. In doing so, the independent experts generate trust in products as well as processes across global value-adding chains and the flow of commodities. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption.

Meet the panel
Mr. Sohail Ali Naqvi
Senior Manager, Freshwater Programme
WWF Pakistan
Mr. Johannes Fürst
Head of Fabric Development, Blue Lab
montebelo | Drip by Drip
Ms. Prachi Gupta
Quality Assurance & Impacts Expert
Mr. Rakesh Vazirani
Head of Sustainability Services
TÜV Rheinland
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